Family Kitchen Favorites: 21 Tasty Ways to Enjoy Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are one of our favorite seasonal ingredients this time of year. Marshmallow- or pecan-topped topped sweet potato casserole is a mainstay of the Thanksgiving table, but there are lots of other ways to enjoy this nutrient-dense sweet vegetable. From soups, to quick bread, to simply roasted, we’ve rounded up 21 delicious ways to serve up a sweet potato.

  • Domino Roasted Sweet Potatoes 1 of 21
    These savory, golden brown sweet potatoes can be made ahead of time and reheated just before serving.
    Make domino roasted sweet potatoes
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Butter and Brown Sugar 2 of 21
    Skip the casserole and make these simple, sweet, and buttery roasted sweet potatoes. The have all the flavor of a casserole, and couldn't be easier to make!
    Make roasted sweet potatoes with butter and brown sugar
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Sweet Potato Quick Bread 3 of 21
    Have sweet potatoes for breakfast (or dessert!) with this incredibly moist sweet potato quick bread.
    Make sweet potato quick bread
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Tandoori Sweet Potato Soup with Apple 4 of 21
    A hint of curry gives a savory edge to this traditional sweet potato and apple soup.
    Make Tandoori sweet potato soup
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Autumn Pasta with Sweet Potatoes, Cranberries, and Rosemary 5 of 21
    This seasonal, and unexpected, pasta dish makes for a terrific family dinner.
    Make autumn pasta
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes 6 of 21
    Simple roasted sweet potatoes are incredibly versatile, and can be repurposed for delicious eats throughout the week.
    Make roasted sweet potatoes
    Image: Shauna Ahern
  • Sweet Potato Sandwich Spread 7 of 21
    This tasty sweet potato sandwich spread is a terrific, protein-packed way to have sweet potatoes for lunch!
    Make sweet potato sandwich spread
    Image: Kathy Patalsky
  • Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges 8 of 21
    These kid-friendly sweet potato wedges are a fun and flavorful way to enjoy your favorite vegetable.
    Make spicy sweet potato wedges
    Image: Macki West
  • Roasted Sweet Potato Puree 9 of 21
    This creamy and sweet roasted sweet potato puree happens to be vegan and gluten free.
    Make roasted sweet potato puree
    Image: Shauna Ahern
  • Smoked Paprika Roasted Sweet Potatoes 10 of 21
    Add some spice to your favorite sweet potato dish with these smoked paprika roasted sweet potatoes.
    Make smoked paprika sweet potatoes
    Image: Nicole Presley
  • Hasselback Sweet Potatoes 11 of 21
    While plain old roasted sweet potatoes are tasty, these gorgeous Hasselback sweet potatoes are divine.
    Make Hasselback sweet potatoes
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Sassy Sweet Potato Fries 12 of 21
    Boost the nutrition of everyday fries with sweet potatoes. Kids will 'em and so will you!
    Make sweet potato fries
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Sweet Potato Soup 13 of 21
    Rich and velvety, this sweet potato soup is a classic.
    Make sweet potato soup
    Image: Angie McGowan
  • Easy Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows 14 of 21
    Sweet potato casserole is a Thanksgiving tradition in a lot of homes. This Thanksgiving, try this classic take on an old favorite.
    Make sweet potato casserole with marshmallows
    Image: Angie McGowan
  • Sweet Potato Latkes 15 of 21
    Potato pancakes are even more delicious with wholesome sweet potatoes!
    Make sweet potato latkes
    Image: Jennifer Leal
  • Sweet Potato Casserole with Crunchy Pecan Topping 16 of 21
    Growing up, we loved having pecans on our sweet potato casserole, and this simple version has all the butter, sweet, and nutty flavor notes you've come to love.
    Make sweet potato casserole with crunchy pecan topping
    Image: Jennifer Leal
  • Sweet Potato Muffins 17 of 21
    These moist muffins are just right for snacking on the go, family breakfasts, or a lunch box treat.
    Make sweet potato muffins
    Image: Angie McGowan
  • Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes with a Pomegranate Glaze 18 of 21
    Jewel-toned pomegranates add color and bright flavors to these roasted sweet potatoes.
    Make roasted sweet potatoes with pomegranate glaze
    Image: Susan Russo
  • Baked Sweet Potatoes 19 of 21
    For a unique take on traditional sweet potatoes, try adding the marshmallows as they bake!
    Make baked sweet potatoes
    Image: Angie McGowan
  • White House Sweet Potato Pie 20 of 21
    A White House recipe circa 1913 is the inspiration for this silky sweet potato pie.
    Make White House sweet potato Pie
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Savory Sweet Potato Casserole 21 of 21
    This sweet potato casserole plays up savory flavors with delicious results.
    Make savory sweet potato casserole
    Image: Babble Editors

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